Accession Number:

AD0163848

Title:

High Temperature-Resistant Waterproof Caseless Primer.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1972-10-17

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to a combustible primer for use with caseless small arms ammunition, the primer being resistant to water, and elevated temperatures and less prone to accidental ignition and cook-off. The primer pellet is completely surrounded by energetic, high-temperature resistant, waterproofing seals, none of which require any liquid binder for room temperature pressure bonding thereof.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE